They’re seeking legitimacy in the NFC as a team that could do some playoff damage. The Vikings (6-3) have three road losses teams to the Packers, Bears and Chiefs. They have one win against a winning teams, the Eagles, just like the Cowboys (5-3), who also beat the 5-4 Eagles.
The teams last played on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Cowboys won 17-15.
Dallas Cowboys (5-3) vs. Minnesota Vikings (6-3)
When: 7:20 p.m. Sunday
Where: AT&T Stadium in Arlington
What: The Cowboys are coming off a road win at the New York Giants in which they didn’t pull away in until the second half of the fourth quarter. The last time they played at home the Cowboys dominated the Eagles. The Vikings are coming off a 26-23 loss at the Chiefs in which they led by three early in the fourth before losing on a last-second field goal.
X factor: Quarterback Kirk Cousins is 1-6 against the Cowboys (all with the Redskins). His Quarterback rating is 112, third best the league. His interception percentage is fifth best in the NFL and his completion percentage (68.8%) is just behind Dak Prescott’s for seventh in the league.
TV: NBC (KXAS/Ch. 5 in DFW)
Radio: KRLD/105.3 FM The Fan
Line: Cowboys -3